Eurovision 2021: Davina Michelle and Thekla Reuten confirmed as Semi-Final 1 interval acts
The Dutch Eurovision 2021 host broadcaster, AVROTROS, has confirmed as Semi Final 1 interval acts, Davina Michelle and the internationally acclaimed actress Thekla Reuten.
With the organisers of the 65th Eurovision Song Contest in full steam making all the preparations in order for Rotterdam to be ready to welcome next month the 39 delegations two more names were added in the interval acts’ line up for this year’s contest.
Davina Michelle and Thekla Reuten
Namely, Davina Michelle and the internationally acclaimed actress Thekla Reuten have been confirmed as part of the water-inspired interval act of the First Semi final show on May 18th, 2020. The interval act of the First semi final show is titled “The Power of Water” and will unwind on screen the meaning and strong bond between the host country and the water.
This how the the Head of Show, Gerben Bakker, explains the choice for this water-themed interval act:
“For centuries we Dutch have had a relationship with water that is unique in the world. We fought against it, but we can’t live without it. In the act we tell the story of the power of the water and the resilience that we all have.”
The water element
The organisers are planning the specific interval act using moder techniques that wil allow the whole staging dominated by the element of water. The music for this act has been specially composed by Davina Michelle and her writing team while the filming took place recent at Delta Work with the contribution of Davina herself.
Davina Michelle said on the interval act:
“Almost two years ago I was approached by the Eurovision team with the concept in which the story of water is central. Water connects, it’s resilient and it’s an inseparable part of the Netherlands. Together with the Eurovision team we have worked on a unique act in which these characteristics are central.
And goes on adding:
I wrote the song “Sweet Water” where water is used as a metaphor for something that connects the people in the world. We are all different and live in different environments, but we all need water and it brings us all together. I can’t wait to show you what we’ve been working on together for so long.”
The 65th Eurovision Song Contest is set to take place on May 18,20 and 22 , 2021 in Rotterdam and will see a total of 39 nations compete in the three live shows.
News Source: AVROTROS/Eurovision.tv